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First Batch of Marmalade This Year!

In February 2016 Jack and Joanne delivered our first batch of homemade limequat marmalade for the new year.  They also...

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A new wagon by Dalton Dowdy has arrived!

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In January 2016, Dalton Dowdy, a master builder of farm wagons and carriages delivered a new farm wagon to Fair...

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2015 Gator Wesley Fall Festival

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Did you know that square dances were first documented in 17th-century England and were also quite common throughout Europe? In...

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The 2015 Centerpoint Christian Fellowship Hoedown

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This year’s Centerpoint Christian Fellowship Hoedown at Fair Oaks was yet again a fun and festive time for everyone. What...

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Beautiful Days

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The Fair Oaks Ranch is one of the few remaining places where you can experience natural beauty and resources, recreation...

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The 2014 Centerpoint Christian Fellowship Hoedown

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Oak Hammock’s adventures

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On March 22, Fair Oaks hosted a group of about 45 from Oak Hammock for the day. Linda Blondheim greeted the group...

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A Celebration of Life

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Summer is Almost Over!

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The Sunshine State has not been really living up to that name this summer. In fact, it has been an...

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2012 Gator Wesley Fall Festival

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The Gator Wesley Foundation’s Annual Fall Festival took place on November 16, 2012. The event featured a full Thanksgiving meal,...

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Places to Paint: Linda Blondheim in Florida

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Where words don’t seem adequate, a painting finds ways of communicating to the soul through color and shadow. In the...

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Midsummer’s Eve

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One of the pleasures I have had at Fair Oaks was sharing Midsummer’s Eve with Faye Miles, and reading excerpts...

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“Stream-of-consciousness” meditation on trees at Fair Oaks

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The name Fair Oaks is apropos to this place whose majestic Live oaks bear drapery of Spanish Moss waving languidly...

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Simply enjoy…

Once here, you are sure to enjoy Fair Oaks… in your very own way. This place seems to be so...

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Dedication at the Plantation

In the Spring of 2009, Matt Kavanaugh, a Fair Oaks friend and alumnus, suggested a bat house for the Farm....

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Planting Days 2011

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On February 11 through 13, we enlisted friends new and old for a major native planting at Fair Oaks. Tyler...

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Some pictures from the past

As the saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” These photographs of Fair Oaks were taken a few...

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Where the colorful flower grows…

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Beautiful flowers have been a muse of many artists and poets! Given here is a beautiful flower poem by Rick...

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2011 Hoedown Gator Wesley Foundation

This year the Annual Fall Festival Thanksgiving Event was held on November 18, 2011. It was a full Thanksgiving dinner...

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Scalloping | Bird Island 2011

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Luis, Mark, Rick and Sebastian took a boys’ weekend trip to Bird Island a couple weeks ago. They said they...

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